ABC/Paula LoboFresh from being named Variety’s Songwriter of the Year, Bebe Rexha will be honored with the Breakthrough Artist Award at the Music Biz 2019 Conference’s Awards & Hall of Fame Dinner in May.

The award is presented to an artist who has “truly emerged and made a particularly significant impact on the music scene in the past year,” and who is “poised to propel [themselves] to stellar new heights.”  Past winners include Meghan Trainor, Lukas Graham, John Legend, Carrie Underwood and Maren Morris.

In the past year, Bebe’s hit collaboration with Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be,” broke chart records and won numerous awards.  She also released her debut album No Expectations in 2018. 

In her career, Bebe’s sold 12 million singles, and her music’s been streamed globally six billion times.  Look for “Meant to Be” to be mentioned when the Grammy nominations are announced next week.

Bebe’s award will be presented May 7 in Nashville, TN.  The conference is presented by The Music Business Association, a not-for-profit organization that advances, promotes and invests in the future of the music industry.

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